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  • [stockyards footage]

    [stockyards footage]

    Various old time educational films and newsreels. Includes a silent-era educational film about the meat packing industry and newsreels from 1955 spotlighting a new skyscraper (The Prudential building) and the burning down of Mrs. O’Leary’s house to make way for a new boulevard. Continue reading

  • [Ephemeral Films : selected layoffs]

    [Ephemeral Films : selected layoffs]

    Instructional films from the 1940s and 50s. Some are merely humorously outdated, others are downright horrifying — particularly one that concludes that mechanized laundry machines are the best example of women’s liberation in this century. Most deal with dating. Old Chicago footage with streetcars in last segment. Continue reading